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Re: Historical Revisionism and the Irish War of Independence.

... in 1649 and revolution in 1688, and consistent support for the enemies of Continental absolutists. The extra-parliamentary activities of a century ago, across the UK, the willingness to entertain revolution, stem from the threat to bipartisan democracy which all-Ireland Home Rule arguably constituted. ...
by michaelcarragher
Wed Jun 11, 2014 4:01 pm
 
Forum: 20th Century
Topic: Historical Revisionism and the Irish War of Independence.
Replies: 177
Views: 313362

Re: Hi from Clare

Hi =)
Thanks for the offer, were I still in Ireland your message would be more than welcome.... unfortunately I moved back to Italy a couple of years ago.

Thanks anyway, and good luck with your new activity!

David
by Davide Salvador
Sat May 31, 2014 11:13 am
 
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hi from Clare
Replies: 5
Views: 11556

A hoy hoy

... may know me....bad luck!) So will be in attendance hopefully at shows this year, I think I'll miss Duncannon 2014 (which I attended about 7 years ago and really enjoyed) but am looking forward to getting into a new "scene" and am happy to travel. So with this all in mind I would welcome ...
by DMZ
Thu Apr 03, 2014 8:01 am
 
Forum: Introductions
Topic: A hoy hoy
Replies: 1
Views: 2908

Re: Guns of the Easter Rising

... the USA that portrays them at an event only a couple hours away from me. I have the clothing, but I sold off my SMLE and Broom Handle pistol years ago, and and a M1871 Mauser is going for about $500 US! :o
by finnobreanan
Fri Mar 07, 2014 4:36 pm
 
Forum: 20th Century
Topic: Guns of the Easter Rising
Replies: 3
Views: 8831

Re: Early Irish Shields

... (coilear) reaching from shoulder to breast, golden spurs (spuir) and armed with a sword, a spear and a white shield, on which was depicted a dragon (or dragons) and golden branches. This is from Kathrine Simms, Warfare in the Medieval Gaelic Lordships page 105 and 106. Kevin, you beat me to ...
by finnobreanan
Mon Dec 30, 2013 2:31 pm
 
Forum: Early-Medieval
Topic: Early Irish Shields
Replies: 8
Views: 20743

Re: Viking Sails - Viking Tents

... that they held together very well and the experiment was quite successful. I wish I could remember the details, but it has been over a year ago.
by finnobreanan
Wed Aug 14, 2013 1:31 pm
 
Forum: Early-Medieval
Topic: Viking Sails - Viking Tents
Replies: 2
Views: 4397

Re: Need some help here

... have me, and I think I know why. There's something I've never really told anyone on this forum, despite having opened a thread about it some time ago. I've got high functioning autism, and that was the reason that prevented BGS from letting me join. I'm desperately hoping this won't stop the Brandenburg ...
by Warfreak4290
Wed Jul 31, 2013 11:16 pm
 
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Need some help here
Replies: 37
Views: 56688

Re: Historical Revisionism and the Irish War of Independence.

... was a logical consequence of the earlier “Carsonite rebellion”, as it was sometimes called even then. My point was that had nationalists a century ago understood real history, rather than been nurtured on simplicities and fairytales, they never could have imagined that the Unionists were bluffing; ...
by michaelcarragher
Fri May 31, 2013 12:52 pm
 
Forum: 20th Century
Topic: Historical Revisionism and the Irish War of Independence.
Replies: 177
Views: 313362

Re: Historical Revisionism and the Irish War of Independence.

... areas that may otherwise have been glossed over. No doubt the state's bailing out of Trinity when it was in dire financial trouble some decades ago (rather than have it unite with UCD which was another option) reflected the need for the history and viewpoint of the minority to be represented. ...
by thepremier
Tue May 28, 2013 8:56 pm
 
Forum: 20th Century
Topic: Historical Revisionism and the Irish War of Independence.
Replies: 177
Views: 313362

Re: IRISH AXIS FORUM

My understanding is that the Hosting company ceased operating some time ago.
The guys who ran the forum are busy with other projects, so finding an alternative site is not a priority at the moment.

RM
by Reichsmark
Thu Apr 25, 2013 9:15 pm
 
Forum: General Chat
Topic: IRISH AXIS FORUM
Replies: 2
Views: 3914
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